Smoked Snoek Quiche with Caramelized Onions

This tasty Smoked Snoek Quiche is perfect if you have left-over Snoek from the braai.

The snoek quichce is quick and easy to prepare and is perfect for a light lunch. It can be accompanied by a fresh garden salad with feta and a light salad dressing.

For the pastry

  • 375 ml flour
  • 1 ml salt
  • 100 g butter diced
  • 5 ml lemon juice
  • 50 ml cold water


  1. Mix flour, salt and butter until well blended.
  2. Add lemon juice and water through and continue to blend until mixture forms a ball.
  3. Wrap and chill for 30 min then roll out and line a 24 cm diameter, deep, fluted flan tin.
  4. Cover pastry with greaseproof paper and fill to the brim with dried beans.
  5. Place flan tin on a baking tray and bake blind for 10 min.
  6. Remove paper and beans and bake for 5 min longer

For the filling

  • 10 ml oil
  • 300 g smoke snoek
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 125 ml cream
  • 20 g chopped onions
  • 20 ml white cheddar
  • 10 ml chopped rosemary
  • 5 ml cajin spice
  • 50 g chopped cooked broccoli


  1. Fry chopped onions in oil until golden brown.
  2. Add smoked snoek and broccoli.
  3. Mix the cream and eggs in a mixing bowl and add the smoked snoek mixture.
  4. Flavoured with cajun spice, wild rosemary and cheddar.
  5. Pour mixture in the flan tin and bake for 25 min at 180 degrees.
  6. Served warm.

For the caramelized onions

  • 2 large onion (thinly sliced)
  • 125 ml sugar
  • 10 ml oil


  1. Heat oil and fry onion until golden brown, add the sugar and let it simmer for 5 min. Serve warm with a green salad.

Serves 4-6 people